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Santa Catalina Headland (Cerro de Santa Catalina)

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Perfect view

Great to walk there and enjoy the view. Very close to the centre. Perfect to sit for a bit and relax

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Chelo M
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fantastic Views

It took some effort getting to it but well worth the walk up the steep roads.Its one of the... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
tony b
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Lliria, Spain
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“fresh air”(5 reviews)
“nice walk”(7 reviews)
“old town”(6 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great to walk there and enjoy the view. Very close to the centre. Perfect to sit for a bit and relax

Thank Chelo M
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Nothing spectacular however does offer nice sea views and gets you away from the tourist masses. Worth a walk around if you’re close by.

Thank R0xy1
Reviewed 22 August 2018

So the photo shows the concrete work of art. I wouldn’t go out of my way to see this. There are also some old fortifications however I suspect that unless you are a die hard military historian there isn’t much for you. However it is...More

Thank Aequitas6
Reviewed 8 August 2018

It took some effort getting to it but well worth the walk up the steep roads.Its one of the landmarks of Gijon Lots of twisting and turning but the end result was good.

Thank tony b
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Visit this park on your way to the old town, it's a very nice walk from the beach part of Gijon. You can see a nice part of the coast line on the north.

Thank travellingsloths
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We walked into the old town and around the headland, seeing the old fortifications. The area is nicely maintained, although the graffiti around the skate park, near the canons detracts a little. The large monument on top can be seen for miles around- bit odd...More

Thank Karen90
Reviewed 18 June 2018

An inspiring place to visit. The top of the hill has a Chillida Monument faced to the sea where you can enjoy a privileged view of the sea, the Gijón City beach and the Musel harbour.

Thank Sergio V
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

A chunk of reinforced concrete that represents a person turning their back on the town & looking out to sea/ encompassing the horizon/ future. Can well see why the taxpayers.were less than.pleased. Zero enhanced sounds.

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Continuing the arty feel to our trip we climbed up from the town to see this cliff top sculpture, a stiff walk up but great views of the bay from the top and worth the effort, had a lovely walk back through the park too.

Thank David S
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Nice piece of art with stunning views. It is also a very nice walk up around the coast with interesting history along the way.

Thank James G
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